Defining Digital Humanities

Author: Melissa Terras
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 131715357X
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Digital Humanities is becoming an increasingly popular focus of academic endeavour. There are now hundreds of Digital Humanities centres worldwide and the subject is taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Yet the term ’Digital Humanities’ is much debated. This reader brings together, for the first time, in one core volume the essential readings that have emerged in Digital Humanities. We provide a historical overview of how the term ’Humanities Computing’ developed into the term ’Digital Humanities’, and highlight core readings which explore the meaning, scope, and implementation of the field. To contextualize and frame each included reading, the editors and authors provide a commentary on the original piece. There is also an annotated bibliography of other material not included in the text to provide an essential list of reading in the discipline. This text will be required reading for scholars and students who want to discover the history of Digital Humanities through its core writings, and for those who wish to understand the many possibilities that exist when trying to define Digital Humanities.

Digital Curation In The Digital Humanities

Author: Arjun Sabharwal
Editor: Chandos Publishing
ISBN: 0081001789
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Archives and special collections departments have a long history of preserving and providing long-term access to organizational records, rare books, and other unique primary sources including manuscripts, photographs, recordings, and artifacts in various formats. The careful curatorial attention to such records has also ensured that such records remain available to researchers and the public as sources of knowledge, memory, and identity. Digital curation presents an important framework for the continued preservation of digitized and born-digital collections, given the ephemeral and device-dependent nature of digital content. With the emergence of analog and digital media formats in close succession (compared to earlier paper- and film-based formats) came new standards, technologies, methods, documentation, and workflows to ensure safe storage and access to content and associated metadata. Researchers in the digital humanities have extensively applied computing to research; for them, continued access to primary data and cultural heritage means both the continuation of humanities scholarship and new methodologies not possible without digital technology. Digital Curation in the Digital Humanities, therefore, comprises a joint framework for preserving, promoting, and accessing digital collections. This book explores at great length the conceptualization of digital curation projects with interdisciplinary approaches that combine the digital humanities and history, information architecture, social networking, and other themes for such a framework. The individual chapters focus on the specifics of each area, but the relationships holding the knowledge architecture and the digital curation lifecycle model together remain an overarching theme throughout the book; thus, each chapter connects to others on a conceptual, theoretical, or practical level. theoretical and practical perspectives on digital curation in the digital humanities and history in-depth study of the role of social media and a social curation ecosystem the role of hypertextuality and information architecture in digital curation study of collaboration and organizational dimensions in digital curation reviews of important web tools in digital humanities

Advancing Digital Humanities

Author: P. Arthur
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 113733701X
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Advancing Digital Humanities moves beyond definition of this dynamic and fast growing field to show how its arguments, analyses, findings and theories are pioneering new directions in the humanities globally.

Digital Humanities

Author: Bryan Carter
Editor: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1781906890
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Digital Humanities is becoming more exciting as mobile and desktop apps flood the market allowing users to accomplish tasks that not long ago were either impossible or required complicated coding or high-end computing. This volume considers the tools that provide access to digital communications, visualization, storage and retrieval at unprecedente

Debates In The Digital Humanities

Author: Matthew K. Gold
Editor: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816677948
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A series a essays by noted scholars explores the rising academic field of digital humanities, discussing its theories, methods and practices. Simultaneuos. Hardcover available.

Interdisciplining Digital Humanities

Author: Julie T Klein
Editor: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472052543
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The first book to test the claim that the emerging field of Digital Humanities is interdisciplinary and also examines the boundary work of establishing and sustaining a new field of study

The Perils Of Print Culture Book Print And Publishing History In Theory And Practice

Author: Jason McElligott
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137415320
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This collection of essays illustrates various pressures and concerns—both practical and theoretical—related to the study of print culture. Procedural difficulties range from doubts about the reliability of digitized resources to concerns with the limiting parameters of 'national' book history.

Traces Of The Old Uses Of The New

Author: Amy E Earhart
Editor: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 0472052780
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Mapping the history of digital literary scholarship, Earhart stakes a claim for discipline-specific histories of digital study

Understanding Digital Humanities

Author: D. Berry
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 0230371930
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Confronting the digital revolution in academia, this book examines the application of new computational techniques and visualisation technologies in the Arts & Humanities. Uniting differing perspectives, leading and emerging scholars discuss the theoretical and practical challenges that computation raises for these disciplines.

Digital Humanities And Buddhism

Author: Daniel Veidlinger
Editor: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3110519089
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IDH Religion provides a series of short introductions to specific areas of study at the intersections of digital humanities and religion, offering an overview of current methodologies, techniques, tools, and projects as well as defining challenges and opportunities for further research. This volume explores DH and Buddhism in four sections: Theory and Method; Digital Conservation, Preservation and Archiving; Digital Analysis; Digital Resources. It covers themes such as language processing, digital libraries, online lexicography, and ethnographic methods.